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Joanna Harader

Joanna Harader serves as pastor of Peace Mennonite Church in Lawrence, Kansas. Her worship liturgies have been published in the Voices Together hymnal and are used in churches of various denominations. She has written for publications such as Christian Century, Leader magazine, and Shine Sunday School curriculum. She writes regularly for the RevGal Blog Pals blog, as well as her own blog, Spacious Faith, and is author of Expecting Emmanuel.

Michelle Burkholder serves as associate pastor of Hyattsville (MD) Mennonite Church and is a practicing visual artist. One of Michelle’s paper cutout pieces, Loaves and Fishes, can be found in the Voices Together hymnal. After studying art and theater at Eastern Mennonite University, Michelle went on to study the intersections of theology and the arts at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. The connections between art, faith, and spirituality fill Michelle with wonder, curiosity, and joy.